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Your letter of the 26th of Jany, & duplicate thereof, both coming by the way of James river, were long getting to hand. I return the Power of Attorney signed before the first Master & Mariners I could find, bound for the Port of London; and trust that no further difficulty will arise to prevent your drawing the money which had been deposited in the Bank, out of the same & placing it to my...
I request the favor of you to send me for the use of Mrs Washington, a handsome & fashionable gold watch, with a fashionable chain or string, such as are worn at present by Ladies in genteel life. These to be paid for, as the other things are, from the fund in the Bank. I am &c. P.S. Let the hour & minute hands be set with Diamonds. G.W. LB , DLC:GW . GW is referring to the Bank of England...
Since my last of the 28th of Novr I have been favored with your letters of the 27th of Feby & 13th of March; & have receiv’d the paper hangings & watch by Capt. Andrews. With the last Mrs Washington is well pleased, & I thank you in her name for your attention to the making of it. If the stocks keep up, & there is not a moral certainty of their rising higher in a short time, it is my wish &...
The inclosed is a copy of my last letter to you, since which I have drawn upon you in favor of the honble Geo: Wm Fairfax for £155.14:9.—of Henry Hill Esqr. for £43.12.4 and of William Hartshorne Esqr. of this date for £47.12.6. which please to pay with my money in the Bank & there by oblige Sir Your Most Obed. &c. LB , DLC:GW . GW’s “last letter” has been dated c.1 July. See GW to George...
On the other side is a copy of my letter to you of this date under cover to Arthur Young Esqr. of Bradford Hall, near Bury in Suffolk. The articles which I have written to him for are, 2 ploughs, with spare shares & coulters; & a mould to form others on. A little of the best kind of cabbage seeds for field culture. 20 lb. of best Turnip seeds. 10 bushels of Sainfoin seeds. 8 Do of the winter...
I take the liberty of giving you the trouble of forwarding the enclosed letters to their addresses. I have again requested the favor of Mr Young to send me a few Seeds: the cost may be about Ten pounds, more or less; for the amount of which, & other small matters, (should he think proper to add them) I pray you to honor his Draft. You would do me a singular favor by engaging the Captain who...
I have recd your letter of the 7th of March and 14th of July, the former enclosing my acct current, in which my drafts upon you &c. are justly and properly Stated. The seeds, Ploughs &c. sent by the Mary Capt. Andrews, arrived safe, but some of the former were injured by being put into the hold of the Vessel; they were in casks, and the Capt. said he did not know the contents of them or they...